Calgary, AB — (February 13, 2018): The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association has a proud history reaching back almost 50 years. Wheat growers in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba grow the majority of all Canadian wheat.
“Wheat Growers are proud to play a major role in Canada’s agricultural industry. We produce over 25 million tonnes of wheat annually, exporting over 60% of it to world markets,” stated Levi Wood, President.
Amongst other uses, Canadian wheat is used for a variety of breads and baked good, pasta, livestock fee, beer, vodka and biofuel. It is one of the world’s most sought-after wheats.
“Wheat growers play a major part of Canada’s economy and our agri-food industry. We truly do feed the world. Canadians should celebrate agriculture day everyday!” closed Jim Wickett, Chair.
About the Wheat Growers
Founded in 1970, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is a voluntary farmer-run advocacy organization dedicated to developing public policy solutions that strengthen the profitability and sustainability of farming, and the agricultural industry as a whole. For more information, please visit: wheatgrowers.ca
For more information, please contact:
Levi Wood, President
+1 (306) 535-2997 – M